Thursday July 2nd, 2015
Thursday July 2nd, 2015

Top Stories

Politics View All →

APC and the other side of merger

•Oyegun and Buhari

  /   in News, Politics 1:33 am

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has not been itself since the inauguration of the 8th Senate about three weeks Read More →

NASS crisis: The bigger picture

Yusuf Dogara, House of Reps speaker and Bukola Saraki, Senate President

  /   in News, Politics

The crisis in the National Assembly over the election of Principal Officers by the new dominant political party (APC) wasn’ Read More →

APC must drop propaganda language now it’s in government — Monye

Sylvester Monye

  /   in News, Politics

Prof. Sylvester Monye served as Special Adviser to the president in the immediate past administration before taking his leave Read More →

Bayelsa: Who is ditching Dickson?

Gov Dickson

  /   in News, Politics 2:55 am

Governor Dickson is, however, determined to break the second term jinx. No governor since the creation of the state has serve Read More →

It’s not true Akpabio and Udom have started fighting — UMANAH

Aniekan Umanah

  /   in News, Politics

Mr. Aniekan Umanah, former Commissioner for Information in the Chief Godswill Akpabio’s administration commissioner-designa Read More →

Why we don’t change parties in Enugu — Ogbodo


  /   in News, Politics

Deacon Okey Ogbodo, is presently the secretary of the Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and was at var Read More →

Business View All →

Nigeria loses N59.6bn to pipeline vandalism — NNPC

Gas pipeline

  /   in Business 12:26 am

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, stated that the country lost crude oil and other petroleum pr Read More →

Innoson debunks allegation of indebtedness to GTB


  /   in Business, News

Innoson Nigeria Limited has debunked allegation of indebtedness to Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB) accusing the bank of subje Read More →

Nigerian, Greek shipowners sign MoU on vessels acquisition

  /   in Business, News

The Nigerian Shipowners Association of Nigeria, (NISA) and some Greek shipowners yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on vessel acquisition with a view to building a formidable fleet for Cabotage trade. Read More →

Buy genuine insurance, NIA urges motorists


  /   in Insurance and You 12:58 am

The Nigerian Insurers Association, NIA has appealed to motorists to make sure they buy genuine insurance certificates from in Read More →

Unquoted companies, their shareholders and the public

Unlike the Stock market, Forex trading is Online

  /   in Business, News

There are a number of companies with significant total capital employed but which companies are not listed on the Nigerian St Read More →

Unquoted companies, their shareholders and the public


  /   in Business, News

There are a number of companies with significant total capital employed but which companies are not listed on the Nigerian St Read More →

Sports View All →

U.S. asks Switzerland to extradite 7 FIFA officials

Top left to right: Rafael Esquivel, Jose Maria Marin, Eduardo Li, and Eugenio Figueredo. Bottom left to right: Nicolas Leoz, Jack Warner, Jeffrey Webb, and Julio Rocha. The eight men are among nine football officials indicted on corruption charges the United States Justice department confirmed on May 27, 2015.

  /   in Sports 5:28 pm

The U.S. has formally asked Switzerland to extradite the seven FIFA officials arrested in May for alleged corruption. Read More →

NBA-Africa unveil consortium of partners for maiden games in Africa

Nigerian forward Al Farouk Aminu (L) vies with Lithuanian centre Jonas Valanciunas during the Men's preliminary round group A basketball match of the London 2012 Olympic Games Lithuania vs Nigeria on July 31, 2012 at the basketball arena in London. Lithuania won 72 to 53.AFP PHOTO

  /   in News, Sports

``The game will impact young people throughout the continent, both on the court and in the community, as we bring some of the Read More →

AAG: Athletes to camp in Lagos, Abuja

File Photo: Nigeria’s Ajoke Odumosu (R) hands the baton to Regina George as they compete in the women’s 4X400 relay final of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. PHOTO - AFP.

  /   in Sports

The National Sports Commission (NSC) has concluded arrangements for the commencement of camping of athletes ahead of the Cong Read More →

Cote d’Ivoire job: Taribo defends Keshi

Taribo West

  /   in Sports

Former Super Eagles defender, Taribo West has lambasted the Nigeria Football Federation over the ongoing investigation on Sup Read More →

Mba moves to Turkey

Nigeria's forward Sunday Mba during the 2013 African Cup of Nations quarter final between  Ivory Coast and Nigeria

  /   in Sports 11:00 pm

Super Eagles star, Sunday Mba has moved to Turkish second-tier side Yeni Malatyaspor from CA Bastia in France. Read More →

Hayatou to present trophy at Women’s W/Cup

Issa Hayatou

  /   in Sports

With Sepp Blatter staying away, FIFA Senior Vice President and African soccer head Issa Hayatou will present the trophy at th Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Desmond Tutu celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu (R) and staff from the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy hold up a poster wishing Nelson Mandela a happy birthday at the Marconi Beam Public Primary School in Cape Town on 18 July 2013. Nelson Mandela spent his 95th birthday in hospital Thursday but his health was "steadily improving", the South African presidency said, as people around the world honoured his legacy with charitable acts.  With a wave of good deeds planned to mark Nelson Mandela Day, South Africans awoke to word that their national hero was getting better six fraught weeks after he was admitted to hospital with a recurring lung infection.  AFP PHOTO

  /   in Entertainment, News 3:31 pm

They includes the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism in 1986, the Pacem in Terris Awa Read More →

Davido, Yemi Alade, others to perform at MTV Africa Awards 2015


  /   in Entertainment, News 5:04 pm

Lagos, 1 July 2015: MTV Base has revealed that Davido, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Bucie and Cassper Nyovest, have been add Read More →

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner announce plans to divorce

Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner

  /   in Entertainment, News

Hollywood A-list couple, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, on Tuesday announced plans to divorce, a day after their 10th weddi Read More →

WizKid, Yemi Alade, Fuse ODG snub BET TV Awards in Los Angeles

*Wizzy doing his thing

  /   in Music, News

Three Nigerian artistes nominated for the Best International Act (Africa), at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) TV Awa Read More →

10 Africa’s Iconic musician for ‘Evolution’ award at MAMA 2015


  /   in Entertainment, News 8:06 pm

Those nominated inlcude 2Face Idibia (Nigeria), Asa (Nigeria), D'Banj (Nigeria), Psquare (Nigeria), Anselmo Ralph (Angola), B Read More →

P Diddy makes a joke of his fall at 2015 BET Awards


  /   in Entertainment, News

But guess what, the rapper isn’t moved at all but rather having a little fun with the epic fall, ‘I was getting so loose Read More →


Sweet Crude